Governance and Statutory Bodies

Governance & Statutory Bodies

ADMINISTRATION

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director 

NIMHANS 

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India 

Telephone: 91-080-26995001/5002, 26564140, 26561811, 26565822 

Fax: 91-080-26564830

Email: dirstaff@nimhans.ac.in / bng@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. K. Sekar

Registrar  

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995005/5006, 26564199

Email: regt@nimhans.ac.in / sekar@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. G. Gururaj

Dean of Faculty (Neuro Sciences)              

Dr. N. Shivashankar

Associate Dean of Faculty (Neuro Sciences)

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995004

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com

Dr. Satish Chandra Girimaji

Dean of Faculty (Behavioural Sciences)

Dr. Shekhar P. Seshadri

Associate Dean of Faculty (Behavioural Sciences)

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995004

Email: chatur@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. Chittaranjan Andrade. 

Dean of Faculty (Basic Sciences)

Dr. R Ravikumar

Associate Dean of Faculty (Basic Sciences) 

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995004

Email: andrade@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. V. Bhadrinarayan

Medical Superintendent

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995200, 26995255

Email: ms@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. K. Muralidharan

Deputy Medical Superintendent

NIMHANS

Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 560029, India

Telephone: 91-080-26995201, 26995202 , 26995250

Email: dms@nimhans.ac.in

Governing Body (G.B) Committee

Shri. Harsh Vardhan

President

 NIMHANS

Hon’ble Union, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, 

Room No: 348-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: hfwminister@gov.in 

Ph: 09810290711

Smt. Preeti Sudan

Secretary

Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, 

Room No: 156-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: secyhfw@nic.in 

Ph: 011-23063221, 23061863

Dr. S. Venkatesh

Director General of Health Services, Government of India

Room No. 446-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: dghs@nic.in 

Ph: 011- 23061063, 23061438

Dr.Gangavar

Additional Secretary(AS&FA), Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Room No: 252-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: asdgcghs-mohfw@nic.in 

Ph: 011-23062579, 23062985

Shri. Vijay Bhaskar T M

Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

Room No. 320, 3rd floor, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore-560 001

Email: cs@karnataka.gov.in

Ph: 080 – 22252442

Dr. G. Gururaj

Senior Professor (Epidemiology), National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Shri P. C. Mohan

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha 

Email: 

Ph: 

Dr. D. Nagaraja, Former Director

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore 

Email: dr.dnagaraja@gmail.com

Ph: 9448359959

Dr. Rajesh Kotecha

Special Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of AYUSH

Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Center

Diamond Hill, Tulsi Circle, Behind Birla Temple, Shanti Path, Jaipur – 302 004, Rajasthan

Email: drji@ayu.in

Ph: 09461616987

Prof. K. Rajanna

Former Prof. Instrumentation & Applied Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: krajanna2011@gmail.com

Ph: 9880184426

Dr. Balaram Bhargav

Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research,

V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, P.O. Box No. 4911, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029

Email: secy-dg@icmr.gov.in 

Ph: 011-26588204 / 26588662

Shri. Sanjeeva Kumar,

Additional Secretary, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Room No: 254-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email:  ash-mohfw@nic.in 

Ph: 011-23061066

Shri. Lav Agarwal,

Joint Secretary, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Room No: 150-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: alav@ias.nic.in 

Ph: 011 – 23061195 / 23061842

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

I Year

Dr. S.K. Chaturvedi

Senior Professor of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: skchatur@hotmail.com

Ph: 9845472975

Dr. Chittaranjan Andrade

Professor, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: andradec@gmail.com

Ph: 080-2699-5109

Dr. N. Shivashankar

Professor, Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: n_shivashankar@yahoo.com

Ph: 09902311300

II Year

Dr. Satish Chandra Girimaji

Professor, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: drgirimaji@gmail.com 

Ph: 09480338334

Dr. R. Ravikumar

Professor, Dept. of Neuromicrobiology, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: ravikumarbly43@gmail.com 

Ph: 09448073965

Dr. M. Veerendrakumar

Professor, Dept. of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: mvkbster@gmail.com 

Ph: 09880447945

III Year

Dr. Shekar P Seshadri

Professor, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,

National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: docshekharseshadri@gmail.com 

Ph: 09845130639

Dr. Rita Christopher

Professor, Dept. of Neurochemistry,

National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: nimhans08@gmail.com, r_chris_in@yahoo.com

Ph: 09886308448

Dr. B. Indira Devi

Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery,

National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: bindira@nimhans.ac.in 

Ph: 09448851185

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Institute Body (I.B) Committee

Shri. Harsh Vardhan

President

 NIMHANS

Hon’ble Union, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, 

Room No: 348-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: hfwminister@gov.in 

Ph: 09810290711

Shri. E.Tukaram

Minister of Health & Family Welfare (Medical Education), Government of Karnataka 

Room No. 143, 1st Floor, 
Vikasa Soudha, Bengaluru – 560001

Email: healthminister2018​​@gmail.com

Ph: 080-22034336

Smt. Preeti Sudan

Secretary, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, 

Room No: 156-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: secyhfw@gmail.com, secyhfw@nic.in

Ph: 011-23063221, 23061863

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

Shri. Ajay Narayan Jha

Secretary, Dept. of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Room No: 129-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: secyexp@nic.in

Ph: 011- 23092929, 23092663

Shri. R. Subrahmanyam

Secretary, Dept. of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Room No: 127-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi

Email: secy.dhe@nic.in, r.subra@nic.in, subrahyd@gmail.com

Ph: 011 – 23386451/23382698

Dr. S. Venkatesh

Director General of Health Services, Government of India

Room No. 446-A, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi- 110 011

Email: dghs@nic.in

Ph: 011- 23061063, 23061438

Vice Chancellor

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka

Email: vc@rguhs.ac.in

Ph: 

Shri. Vijay Bhaskar T M

Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

Room No. 320, 3rd floor, Vidhanasoudha, Bangalore-560 001

Email: cs@karnataka.gov.in

Ph: 080 – 22252442

Prof. Geetha Bali

Ashutosh Mookerjee Fellow &Chief Scientific Officer

#10, Sterling Southend Apartment, 30th Cross

Jayanagar 7th Block, Bangalore – 560 082

Email: geetha.bali@gmail.com

Ph: 9845062695

Prof. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath

Centre for Neuroscience, Old TIFR Building, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: viji@iisc.ac.in

Ph: 9008885529/9591470005/080-22932588, 22933431

Dr. K.B. Akhilesh 

Dean Engineering Division, Chairman, Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: kba@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in

Ph: 9845452517

Prof. K. Rajanna

Former Prof. Instrumentation & Applied Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: krajanna2011@gmail.com

Ph: 9880184426

Dr. D. Nagaraja, Former Director

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore 

Email: dr.dnagaraja@gmail.com

Ph: 9448359959

Justice Shri N. Kumar (Retired) 

Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka

‘Guha’, Skyline Golden Ray Apartments, Poornachandra Tejaswi Road, Gavipura Extension, Kemepegowda Nagar, Bangalore – 560 019

Email: nkumar2854@gmail.com

Ph: 9448289019

Dr. C. Ramasubramanian

Founder, M.S. Chellamuthu Trust & Research Foundation

643, K K Nagar, Madurai – 625 020

Email: dr.ramasubramanian@gmail.com

Ph: 09843255444

Dr. G. Gururaj

Senior Professor (Epidemiology), National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Dr. Bhabani Shankar Das

Consultant, Neuro-surgeon

VIII-Gajarajapar, P. O. Denidal, Cuttack, Odisha

Email: bsdas2003@gmail.com

Ph: 9437024230

Dr. Rajesh Kotecha

Special Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of AYUSH

Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Center

8 Diamond Hill, Tulsi Circle, Behind Birla Temple, Shanti Path, Jaipur – 302 004, Rajasthan

Email: drji@ayu.in

Ph: 09461616987

Prof. S.K. Chaturvedi

Senior Professor of Psychiatry & Dean, National Institute of Mental Health  and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: skchatur@hotmail.com

Ph: 9845472975

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Grievance Redressal Committee

Justice N Kumar (Retd.), High Court of Karnataka

Bengaluru

Email: nkumar2854@gmail.com 

Ph: 9448289019

Prof. K. Rajanna

Former Prof. Instrumentation & Applied Physics Department, 

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: krajanna2011@gmail.com

Ph: 9880184426

Prof. Geetha Bali

Ashutosh Mookerjee Fellow &Chief Scientific Officer

#10, Sterling Southend Apartment, 30th Cross

Jayanagar 7th Block, Bangalore – 560 082

Email: geetha.bali@gmail.com 

Ph: 9845062695

Dr. Suvarna Alladi

Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, & 

Chairman Internal Complaints Committee, 

National Institute of Mental Health  & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: alladisuvarna@hotmail.com 

Ph: 9886064304

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Standing Selection Committee

Dr. D. Nagaraja

Senior Professor of Neurology & Former Director, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru 

Email: dr.dnagaraja@gmail.com

Ph: 9448359959

Prof. Manas Kumar Mandal

Distinguished visiting Professor of Psychology, 

IIT, Kharagpur

Email: mandalmanask@yahoo.com 

Ph: 08527522800

Prof. Geetha Bali

Ashutosh Mookerjee Fellow &Chief Scientific Officer

#10, Sterling Southend Apartment, 30th Cross

Jayanagar 7th Block, Bangalore – 560 082

Email: geetha.bali@gmail.com

Ph: 9845062695

Dr. Rajkumar

Vice Chancellor 

UP University of Medical Sciences,

Saifai, Etawah – 206 130, Uttar Pradesh

Email: vc@upums.ac.in, vcoffice@upums.ac.in

Ph: 09450610933 / 05688-276563

Dr. Sudhir Khandelwal

Professor and Head, Dept of Psychiatry & 

Chief, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre

AIIMS, New Delhi-110029

Email: sudhir_aiims@yahoo.co.uk

Ph: 0 11 – 26593675 (Office) 09871823219

Dr. G. Gururaj

Dean (Neuro Sciences) & Controller of Examinations,

Senior Professor of Epidemiology, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Rehabilitation Committee

Dr. C. Ramasubramanian

Founder, M. S Chellamuthu Trust & Research Foundation

No.643, K. K. Nagar, Madurai, 

Tamil Nadu – 625 020

Email: dr.ramasubramanian@gmail.com 

Ph: 0452-2580840

Prof. S.K. Chaturvedi

Senior Professor of Psychiatry, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: skchatur@hotmail.com

Ph: 9845472975

The Head, Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Ph: 080-26995235/5240

The Head, Dept. of Neuro-rehabilitation

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Ph: 080-26995282

Dr. G. Gururaj

Dean (Neuro Sciences) & Controller of Examinations,

Senior Professor of Epidemiology

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Planning and Monitoring Board

Dr. K.B. Akhilesh

Dean Engineering Division, Chairman, 

Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, 

Bengaluru – 560 012

Email: kba@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in

Ph: 9845452517

Dr. Rajesh Kotecha

Special Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of AYUSH

Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Centre

8 Diamond Hill, Tulsi Circle, Behind Birla Temple, 

Shanti Path, Jaipur – 302 004, Rajasthan

Email: drji@ayu.in

Ph: 09461616987

Dr. S. Sachidananda 

Vice Chancellor

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar, 

Bangalore, Karnataka

Email: vc@rguhs.ac.in

Dr. Nimesh G Desai

Director, 

Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences, 

Dilshad Garden, New Delhi – 110 075

Email: directorihbas@vsnl.net 

Ph: 011-22114021, 09868396800

Addl. Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary

Dept. of Health, Govt. of Karnataka 

Email: 

Ph:

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Hospital Management Committee

Dr. Bhabani Shankar Das

Consultant, Neuro-surgeon

VIII-Gajarajapar, P. O. Denidal, 

Cuttack, Odisha

Email: bsdas2003@gmail.com

Ph: 9437024230

Dr. Manjunath C. N

Director, 

Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, 

Bannerghatta Road, 9th Block Jayanagar

Bengaluru – 560 009

Email: drcnmanjunath@gmail.com 

Ph: 080 22977456

Dr. Pramod Kumar Pal

Professor  & Head, Dept. of Neurology, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: palpramod@hotmail.com

Ph: 9886250367

Dr. K.B. Akhilesh

Dean Engineering Division, Chairman, 

Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, 

Bengaluru – 560 012

Email: kba@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in

Ph: 9845452517

Prof. S.K. Chaturvedi 

Senior Professor of Psychiatry, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: skchatur@hotmail.com

Ph: 9845472975

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Standing Estate Committee

Prof. K. Rajanna 

Former Prof. Instrumentation & Applied Physics Department, 

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru – 560 012

Email: krajanna2011@gmail.com

Ph: 9880184426

Dr. D. Nagaraja

Senior Professor of Neurology & Former Director, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru 

Email: dr.dnagaraja@gmail.com

Ph: 9448359959

Dr. T. G. Sitharam

KSIIDC Chair, Senior Professor, 

Dept. of Civil Engineer, 

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru – 560 012

Email: sitharam@civil.iisc.ac.in 

Ph: 09448273751 / 080 – 22932919

Superintending Engineer

CPWD, Kendriya Sadan, 

Koramangala, Bangalore

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Academic Committee

Prof. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath

Centre for Neuroscience, Old TIFR Building, 

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: viji@cns.iisc.ernet.in 

Ph: 9008885529/9591470005/080-22933431

Dr. Bhabani Shankar Das

Consultant, Neuro-surgeon

VIII-Gajarajapar, P. O. Denidal, Cuttack, Odisha

Email: bsdas2003@gmail.com

Ph: 9437024230

Dr. S. Sachidananda

Vice Chancellor

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 

Jayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka

Email: vu@rguhs.ac.in

Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha

Special Secretary to the Government of India, 

Ministry of AYUSH

Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Center

8 Diamond Hill, Tulsi Circle, Behind Birla Temple, 

Shanti Path, Jaipur – 302 004, Rajasthan

Email: drji@ayu.in

Ph: 09461616987

Dr. V. Nagarajan

Chairman, National Neurosciences Research, 

Committee & Task Force, 

Ministry of H&FW, ICMR, New Delhi

#72, Vakil New Street, Madurai – 602 501

Email: nag9999@gmail.com

Ph: 09843052029

Dr. G. Gururaj

Dean (Neuro Sciences) & Controller of Examinations,

Senior Professor of Epidemiology

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Prof. S.K. Chaturvedi

Senior Professor of Psychiatry, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: skchatur@hotmail.com

Ph: 9845472975

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEURO SCIENCES (INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE) BENGALURU-560 029
Standing Finance Committee

Smt. Preethi Sudan

Secretary,  

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, 

Government of India, New Delhi- 110 011

Dr. 

Additional Secretary (AS&FA),

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, 

Government of India, New Delhi- 110 011

Dr. S. Venkatesh

Director General of Health Services, 

Government of India,  New Delhi- 110 011

Dr. S. Sachidanand

Vice Chancellor

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 

Jayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka

Email: vu@rguhs.ac.in

Dr. K.B. Akhilesh

Dean Engineering Division, 

Chairman, Management Studies, 

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012

Email: kba@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in

Ph: 9845452517

Dr. D. Nagaraja

Senior Professor of Neurology & Former Director, 

NIMHANS, Bengaluru 

Email: dr.dnagaraja@gmail.com

Ph: 9448359959

Dr. G. Gururaj

Dean (Neuro Sciences) & Controller of Examinations,

Senior Professor of Epidemiology

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: guru@nimhans.ac.in / epiguru@yahoo.com 

Ph: 9448474451

Additional Secretary

Dept. of Health & Family Welfare

Government of India, New Delhi- 110 011

Joint Secretary

Dept. of Health & Family Welfare

Government of India, New Delhi- 110 011

Dr. B. N. Gangadhar

Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Email: kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Ph: 9448062040